Print Production Manager


New Bremen, OH, US, 45869

Company Description:


Crown Equipment Corporation is a leading innovator in world-class forklift and material handling equipment and technology. As one of the world’s largest lift truck manufacturers, we are committed to providing the customer with the safest, most efficient and ergonomic lift truck possible to lower their total cost of ownership.


Primary Responsibilities


  • Operate conventional and digital prepress equipment to prepare files for printing either in-house or by outside vendors.
  • Develop print production schedules to help ensure delivery of projects on time and on budget.
  • Daily review of print schedule to ensure alignment of overall department priorities.
  • Work with print operators and bindery personnel to plan and set production requirements before project design is completed.
  • Responsible for archiving plates, approved press proofs, and the print file database.
  • Oversee the system updates, use and processes associated with the department's pre-press software. 
  • Maintain the project management system to ensure accuracy of production and reproduction of jobs.
  • Serve as the Quality lead for the print and fulfillment teams, including leading continuous improvement initiatives.




  • Associate degree in Graphic Design, Marketing or Business or equivalent experience is required, along with at least 5 years' prior experience in the pre-press and print production fields.
  • Strong understanding of layout and imposition is preferred.
  • Working experience with Macintosh hardware and software such as InDesign, QuarkXPress, Photoshop and similar software is necessary.
  • Must have working knowledge of current standard color correction techniques.
  • Familiarity with imposition (Preps) and RIP software (Apogee X) a plus. 
  • Working knowledge of plate making, offset printing and digital printing processes are necessary. 



Work Authorization:


Crown will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

No agency calls please.


Compensation and Benefits:


Crown offers an excellent wage and benefits package for full-time employees including Health/Dental/Vision/Prescription Drug Plan, Flexible Benefits Plan, 401K Retirement Savings Plan, Life and Disability Benefits, Paid Parental Leave, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Tuition Reimbursement, and much more.

EO/AA Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled


Nearest Major Market: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

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